Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 132: 16



Work Step by Step

Using the properties of equality, the solution to the given equation, $ \dfrac{3x}{5}-\dfrac{x}{2}=3 ,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} 10\left( \dfrac{3x}{5}-\dfrac{x}{2} \right)=(3)10 \\\\ 2(3x)-5(x)=30 \\\\ 6x-5x=30 \\\\ x=30 .\end{array}
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